It is a year to the day since England lost to Uruguay.
On this day in 2014, England lost to Uruguay, getting knocked out of the World Cup in the process.
Following a 2-1 loss to Italy in the opening game, Roy Hodgson’s men fell down to the same result against the South Americans, with Luis Suarez netting both goals.
It was the end of a miserable campaign for England, and the best thing about it was that it meant the rest of the World Cup could be enjoyed again.
It was a great tournament, with England’s woes infamous, and we look at three of the worst parts of their World Cup campaign.
England 0-0 Costa Rica
A game that meant nothing, with Costa Rica already qualified and England already out, and it showed. A bore-draw with few highlights, and one of the worst games of the entire tournament.
Gary Lewin’s injury
As Daniel Sturridge drew the opening game level at a 1-1 scoreline with a classy goal, Gary Lewin took to celebrating. Only to end his World Cup by dislocating his ankle, having jumped and landed on a water bottle.
Steven Gerrard’s mistake vs Uruguay
Gerrard, who had played a key role in losing Liverpool the Premier League title just a few weeks earlier, failed to clear a header against Uruguay, which gifted Reds teammate Luis Suarez the winning goal of the game.